News tagged with performance measurement
(Medical Xpress)—Survivors of cancer of the central nervous system (CNS) in childhood are at heightened risk for disturbance in body image and self-image in relation to sports or other physical activities, according to ...
Cancer Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Little progress in participation of early-career registered nurses in hospital quality improvement activities
Nurses are the largest group of health care providers in the U.S., and health care leaders and experts agree that engaging registered nurses (RNs) in quality improvement (QI) efforts is essential to improving our health care ...
Health Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The easiest way to assess a hospital's quality of care might be to just ask the nurses, new research suggests.
Health Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Keeping the lungs healthy could be an important way to retain thinking functions that relate to problem-solving and processing speed in one's later years, new research suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study suggests that safety-net hospitals (SNHs), which typically care for poor patients, performed more poorly than other hospitals on nearly every measure of patient experience and that could have financial consequences ...
Health Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Study examines use of a natural language processing tool for electronic health records in assessing colonoscopy quality
A new study shows that natural language processing programs can "read" dictated reports and provide information to allow measurement of colonoscopy quality in an inexpensive, automated and efficient manner. The quality variation ...
Other Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
There is a large variation in unplanned reoperation rates after colorectal surgery in English NHS hospitals, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Other Aug 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0